You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Homeschool Mom

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Hints for Homeschool Moms There is a popular series of history and science books with titles that begin with You Wouldn’t Want to… Here is a homeschool mom version of You Wouldn’t Want to… Please note that this is a satire from a Christian perspective. If you don’t like satire or don’t maintain a Christian … Read more You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Homeschool Mom

Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions

Treasuring Christ in our Christmas traditions: three wise men anticipating Christ's Advent

Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions When it comes to redeeming holidays with our children – treasuring Christ first in our family traditions at holidays and ultimately in all things – Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! In seeking to love the Lord our God with all our hearts and with all our souls and with … Read more Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions

Remembering Thanksgiving

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Remembering Thanksgiving is especially important in what becomes an over-commercialized season of the year. As we seek to redeem every holiday with our children by pointing them to God and all He has done for us, Thanksgiving is a perfect holiday in which to honor God. History of the Thanksgiving holiday The history of Thanksgiving … Read more Remembering Thanksgiving

Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood: Summary and Review

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Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood:  Review and Summary     This past summer, I had the privilege of working through Melissa B. Kruger’s encouraging devotional Bible study called Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood. Broken into eleven chapters, each chapter includes sections of days one through five, so that one … Read more Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood: Summary and Review

Redeeming Holidays With Our Children

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As parents, we desire to be intentional in living out Christ in front of our children in every way, including redeeming holidays with our children or using the opportunity of celebrating a holiday to show them Christ. So when our children were little, my husband and I talked about how we had celebrated holidays in … Read more Redeeming Holidays With Our Children

The Pumpkin Patch Parable: Book Review

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We choose not to celebrate Halloween, commemorating Reformation Day instead, but we love fall and pumpkins and having fun at pumpkin patches. Our third child was born in October, so we called her Pumpkin even before birth. When she was almost two, I found a delightful book at the library, which tells the story of … Read more The Pumpkin Patch Parable: Book Review

15 Reasons to Celebrate Reformation Day: The Redeeming Value of Celebrating Reformation Day

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Many Christians miss a beautiful opportunity to celebrate our Christian heritage on October 31, which is also known as Reformation Day. It was on this day in 1517 that a priest named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses (complaints) against the Catholic Church to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. His bold act opened the way … Read more 15 Reasons to Celebrate Reformation Day: The Redeeming Value of Celebrating Reformation Day

14 Reasons To Homeschool

With COVID-19, we’ve all gotten a little taste of homeschooling. You may have been given distance learning options and a curriculum to follow, but maybe you had to come up with curriculum on your own. Either way, it has probably been frustrating since you were suddenly pushed into it. But many of us come to … Read more 14 Reasons To Homeschool